About Birk's

Birk's proudly offers hardwood grilled steaks, chops and seafood and has served Silicon Valley diners continuously since 1989. Birk's concept is based on the traditional city grill with a contemporary twist that remains one of the most popular dining destinations for lunch and dinner in the area. In addition to the menu of hardwood grilled steaks, chops, fresh fish and seafood, Birk's culinary team creates daily lunch and dinner menu additions. The lively bar is stocked with a complete array of beverages including an award winning wine list, select beers on tap, single malt scotches and full espresso bar. The attentive yet unobtrusive service professionals combined with an elegant facility and consistently executed cuisine make Birk's the ideal location for your next business or casual lunch or dinner, private dining or special occasion event.
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Birk's

3955 Freedom Circle
Santa Clara, CA 95054
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
American, Steakhouse, Steak

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:15am to 2:30pm

Happy Hour: Monday - Friday: 3:30pm to 6pm, Saturday: 5pm to 7pm

Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 5pm to 9:30pm
Sunday: 5pm to 9pm

Cross Street:
Mission College

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(408) 980-6400

Website:
http://www.birksrestaurant.com/

Parking Details:
Ample Parking behind the restaurant

Executive Chef:
Julie Jones

Additional:
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Delivery, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
CLASSIC AMERICANA MENU
Friday-Sunday Dinner 3 course menus change weekly. Inquire for details

HAPPY HOUR
3:30pm to 6pm, Monday—Friday and Saturday 5pm to 7pm
Whet your appetite with a Birk's Big Martini, Specialty Cocktail or Beer. Ask a server about our discounted drink specials

GAME DAYS- 49ers take the field at Levi's Stadium
Game Day Hours- Lunch 10am-3pm, Dinner 4pm-9pm

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Private Dining

Birk's offers three private dining rooms. One room accommodates up to 20 guests, another will accommodate up to 35 guests. Additionally, we offer a semi-private dining space for up to 55 guests. Please contact the restaurant for additional information.

Birk's Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.5

ambience

4.2

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

93% would recommend it to a friend

Business Meals (45)
Special Occasion (38)
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Good for Anniversaries (26)
Good for Groups (26)
Great for Lunch (22)
Bar Seating (17)
Fit for Foodies (17)
Good for Birthdays (16)
Casual (15)
Comfort Food (15)
Happy Hour (14)
Notable Wine List (13)
Handcrafted Cocktails (13)
Authentic (11)
Worth the Drive (11)
Creative Cuisine (10)
Quiet Conversation (9)
Great Beer (8)
Romantic (8)
Cozy (7)
Fun (7)
Neighborhood Gem (7)
Seasonal (6)
People Watching (5)
Pre/post Theatre (5)
Quick Bite (5)
Tasting Menu (5)
Hot Spot (5)
Great for Brunch (4)
Gluten Free Options (4)
Healthy (4)
Vibrant Bar Scene (4)
Paleo Friendly (3)
Sunday Lunch (3)
Live Sports (2)
Local Ingredients (2)
Late-night Find (1)
Live Music (1)
Great for Outdoor Dining (1)
Spicy (1)
Tapas (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
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 (San Francisco)·Dined 4 days ago

前菜にオーダーした牡蠣もクラブケーキも美味しかった上に、ステーキを二人でシェアしたのですがお皿二つに分けてもらえて、焼き具合も希望通りで美味しかったです。

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 (San Francisco)·Dined 6 days ago

It was a amazing experience. The atmosphere was just as I pictured it and the food was what set it a float. The food is absolutely delicious and is as gourmet as it gets. Me and my date had a memorable time I will for sure be coming back here.

Tags: Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined 6 days ago

Fantastic place to eat and drink. Excellent service with a wide variety of drinks and well crafted meals. Great place for a date or drinks after work at the bar.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined 6 days ago

Excellent service even when the restaurant is busy like it was on Valentines day. Food taste was good and an excellent wine list.

Tags: Hot Spot, Vibrant Bar Scene, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Bar Seating
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 (San Francisco)·Dined 6 days ago

It was our Valentine’s dinner date. Because it was a special day, we were seated about 15 minutes late from our reservation.
The smoked prime rib was a surprise in taste. It was good. My husband ordered the bone-in prime rib and that was also very flavorful. If I would compare the taste to similarly priced restaurants in the area, like LB Steak house or Prime 109, Birk’s meats tastes way better.
The sides we had (mashed potatoes and creamed spinach) were also tasty. Food wise, Birk’s is a good choice.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined 6 days ago

Our Valentines date was well catered to by Birk’s. The seating was quick as expected since we had reservation. The waiters were courteous and attentive. The food was definitely the best steak and seafood pasta we had in a restaurant. The most important thing is they went above and beyond when we accidentally spilled a drink on my dish. The restaurant offered to give me another free even though it’s half done already. Thank you Birk’s for helping my Valentines date with my wife goes smoothly.

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined 6 days ago

Nice lunch with clients for Valentines Day and new biz meeting.
Food and service excellent.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Business Meals
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 (San Francisco)·Dined 6 days ago

I have been coming to Birks for lunch for well over ten years, with both friends and business associates. I’ve also come for dinner several times but since i live near SF I don’t do it that often. The food is always delicious, beautifully presented with consistently professional wait staff. I highly recommend. Their steaks and sea bass and salmon are excellent!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined 6 days ago

The seafood paella is awesome! Best item on the lunch menu.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined 6 days ago

Food is excellent and everyone there is extremely friendly.

Tags: Good for Groups, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, People Watching, Happy Hour
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 (San Francisco)·Dined 7 days ago

I'm sorry I do not remember the EXCELLENT waitress, who serviced our somewhat rowdy crowd. She was great, patient/etc. We sat outside by the heaters, and had fun.

Tags: Good for a Date, People Watching, Authentic
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on February 11, 2018

I take my dad out to a nice steakhouse every time I get a paycheck so I took him to this special gem. It’s located in a hidden spot but it was really nice

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 (London)·Dined on February 11, 2018

Had dinner with my friends and the staff was friendly, the food delicious, and the bill not too hefty. I would definitely go here again.

Tags: Bar Seating, Business Meals, Authentic, Good for Groups
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on February 9, 2018

We love coming back here
Whether it’s date or throwing aged manhattans back with clients it’s the perfect place
It’s such a homey Place. Anything better than than this and you need to have it catered to your backyard
Marco could possibly be the best waiter in the Bay Area and I am including all the Michelin stars when I say that

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 (Seattle)·Dined on February 9, 2018

good food, expansive menu offerings and excellent attentive service. It is a bit loud but not enough to detract from the experience

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Fun
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on February 8, 2018

The food and service were excellent. Would go back again.

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on February 7, 2018

Staff is always friendly and accommodating. Food is excellent and the atmosphere is perfect for business lunches.

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 (Kent)·Dined on February 2, 2018

One of my favourite places in the area...

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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on February 2, 2018

Everything worked well, we were seated upon arrival, the food & service was excellent, my husband had. the primerib and I had the NYSteak. The main entrées were both cooked as requested and were flavorful. The service was very efficient, and they accommodated some special food preparation requests. We enjoyed the whole experience.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on February 1, 2018

We love this place. Everything is delicious and the service is great.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Creative Cuisine, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on February 1, 2018

an excellent restaurant. great attention to details and great presentation of the meals. Servers and staff were very polite. A good experience.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine
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 (Montreal)·Dined on January 29, 2018

Outstanding service and great filet mignon

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on January 29, 2018

We went to Birk’s after a long day in the nearby office complex. The food was amazing and the service even better. We had scallops, shrimp in olive oil and a Caesar salad. I’ve had none better anywhere and our waiter was competent, very professional and provided a very lovely experience. We enjoyed our visit to much, we intend to repeat it tonight! I highly recommend.

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 (Austin)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Consistently good food. Service was more challenged than usual

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 (Portland)·Dined on January 26, 2018

Thanks Birk's team for an awesome and excellent dining experience ! everything was perfect from the food to the staff.

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 (Tahoe)·Dined on January 26, 2018

Good food, always a go to choice for business meal.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 25, 2018

Environment is very good and very much appropriate for business luncheon meetings. Food are very much presentable to business guests. My guests liked all the cuisines / dishes in the menu. All went out very satisfied.

Tags: Comfort Food, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Handcrafted Cocktails, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups, Authentic, Creative Cuisine, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Casual, Tasting Menu
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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined on January 23, 2018

My favorite !!!!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 21, 2018

The steak is great. Exactly what I would expect from a Steakhouse that isn't a chain.
We were seated near the kitchen and it was louder than I would have liked but not that bad.

It's difficult to find. The Restaurant is located within office buildings and the sign is very small. I drove past it the first time even using GPS.

I will go again

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 20, 2018

We had reservations for two
It was crowed, but we promptly got are table. I ordered clam chowder and prime rib. I think they add sage to the chowder. Different but very good. Prime rib, mashed potatoes, were very good and the spinach was ok. My wife had sea bass. She said it was well cooked and good. Good service.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 18, 2018

Food and service were good. Noisy drunk patrons were annoying.

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 (Detroit)·Dined on January 17, 2018

We seated in a room behind the bar which was comfortable and quite nice. We could talk easily and then they brought in two large groups. The room noise level was louder than the bar. You couldn’t hold a normal conversation. By the time we left, we had ringing in our ears. The cuts of beef were ok, but definitely not at the level you’d expect from a 4+ star restaurant. The Prime Rib came out medium cooked when it was ordered as Medium-rare. Our waiter checked in on us half way through our meals after another server served us our entrees and offered to get another Prime Rib, but it was too late. I would try another place before going back here.

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 16, 2018

Ambiance and interior are quite nice, service was great but the food was a dissapointment. The menu is mostly American (i.e. heavy and caloric) and the taste was not that great also. There are no better options in the area, so most people have no choice and go there.

Tags: Business Meals
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 15, 2018

Always a great meal. 20+ years.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 15, 2018

Birk's is always a reliable choice. Nice variety for those who don't eat steak but my skirt steak Caesar salad never disappoints.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Good for Groups, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 13, 2018

We absolutely love this place. We have been coming to Birk's for Anniversary, Birthday and just to have a glass of wine and a small bite of something. We recommend it to all of our friends.

Tags: Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Casual, Worth the Drive, Bar Seating
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 12, 2018

The only complaint I have is that it is very loud.....however, the food and service were excellent!

Tags: Special Occasion, Comfort Food
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 11, 2018

Martin was amazing. The food was perfect. The noise level - unbearable. Everything was perfect until they seated a party of 20 in the small room we were sitting in and then the evening was ruined. My friends and I could no longer hear each other over the din. No more conversation. No more relaxing, enjoying each other's company. Then the group of 20 started giving speeches and we just left. Completely unfair to do that to your other customers.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Handcrafted Cocktails, Bar Seating
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 10, 2018

Fabulous restaurant. At least one of our nine guests remarked, "Honestly, the best prime rib I have ever had in my life."

Tags: Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (Phoenix)·Dined on January 9, 2018

I ordered a salad and added the skirt steak. I ordered medium and the steak came out done. This happened a few times.

Tags: Great for Lunch
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